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The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan continues to dominate headlines across Asia and the world. The struggle against rights abuses, corruption and injustice lingers, but there are also glimmers of hope and resilience.
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Religious and ethnic minorities are enduring abuses and discrimination in various Asian nations, while Catholics are on the front line of the battle against the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
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Published: August 13, 2021 11:30 AM GMT

Updated: August 25, 2021 10:47 AM GMT

Asian nations have reported repression against minorities including Christians as strong calls are made for an end to injustice, corruption and human trafficking.
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Published: August 06, 2021 11:28 AM GMT

Updated: August 06, 2021 03:03 PM GMT

Catholics in Asia have experienced both joy and grief this week with clergy ordinations in China and Vietnam and the battle against natural disasters, coronavirus and repressive regimes.
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Published: July 30, 2021 11:16 AM GMT

Updated: July 30, 2021 04:13 PM GMT

Covid-19 and conflicts continue to grip Asian nations alongside endeavors for hope, solidarity and justice.
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Published: July 23, 2021 11:18 AM GMT

Updated: July 24, 2021 04:38 AM GMT

Christians across Asia face a rising tide of intolerance and violence. Calls for justice are intensifying against abuses and persecution under oppressive regimes.
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Published: July 16, 2021 11:21 AM GMT

Updated: July 17, 2021 07:31 AM GMT

The tragic death of elderly Indian Jesuit activist Father Stan Swamy has triggered an outpouring of grief and criticism from across India and the globe. In other parts of Asia, Covid-19 and oppressive regimes pose renewed threats to people.
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Published: July 09, 2021 12:09 PM GMT

Updated: July 10, 2021 04:38 AM GMT

India’s Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Church is in hot water again over a controversial land deal. In other parts of Asia, there are stories of people craving rights and freedom along with messages of hope and blessings.
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Published: July 02, 2021 11:30 AM GMT

Updated: July 02, 2021 05:12 PM GMT

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing administration has put the last nail in the coffin of a free press and democracy by shutting down popular newspaper Apple Daily in a city once known as Asia’s media hub. In other parts of the region, people continue their struggle for rights and justice against oppression.
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Published: June 25, 2021 12:02 PM GMT

Updated: June 25, 2021 03:53 PM GMT

This week, strong calls for human rights and justice resonated in Asian nations, while stories of hope and resilience emerged amid calamities and conflicts.
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Published: June 18, 2021 11:49 AM GMT

Updated: June 18, 2021 04:02 PM GMT

The uphill battle for survival continues for religious and ethnic minorities in Asian nations, while appeals for freedom and rights persist as the coronavirus pandemic rages in the region.
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Published: June 11, 2021 11:58 AM GMT

Updated: June 12, 2021 06:22 AM GMT

The killing of a former priest has sparked an outcry over the culture of extrajudicial executions in the Philippines. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to cast a long shadow over Asian nations while people strive for democracy and rights in repressive regimes.
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Published: June 04, 2021 11:54 AM GMT

Updated: June 04, 2021 03:31 PM GMT